Sufjan Stevens & Lowell Brams - The Runaround
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Based on 13 ratings
February 19, 2020 / Release Date
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Noticeably better than "The Unlimited", but still far from something which I'd say works exceptionally well as a single. I get that it's exciting that this has vocals since it was looking for a bit that Aporia would be a fully instrumental album, but WOW were these vocals ever rough. They're so drenched in effects that it just doesn't sound good at all, and compared to the many great vocal performances Sufjan has given in the past this really is quite disappointing. Shame, since the ... read more
Significantly better than the previous single, The Runaround is more eccentric and eclectic in style, but is definitely focused on creating an atmosphere/mood rather than being a song. Actually interested in where the album could go as a whole!
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Added on: February 19, 2020